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Bill Clinton teams with top athletes to support kids and sports

File this under Pretty Smart. Former President Bill Clinton joins NBA All-Star Kobe Bryant and a host of other athletes including Julie Foudy and Allyson Felix tonight in a Town Hall meeting to focus on children’s health and sports. The event, in conjunction with the Aspen Institute Project Play, will examine national trends in participation, which indicate that …

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Female Kicker Blazes Trail at NFL Regional Combine

Lauren Silberman, a 28-year-old from New York City,  will make history March 2 when she becomes the first female to ever participate in a regional NFL Draft Combine according to  NFL.com . Silberman,  who has kicked a 40 yard field goal but never played competitive football, will tryout as a kicker.  This is a story that could have …

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My Resolutions Made Easier with My Fitness Pal

The My Fitness Pal “Calorie Counter and Diet Tracker” app is an easy and efficient way to keep ambitious New Year’s resolutions in check. The app is available on iPhone, iPad, Blackberry, Android, and Windows 7 devices. The best part? It is totally free! I downloaded My Fitness Pal on my iPhone right before the …

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[Update] GIVEAWAY: Sweat Pretty with Puma and Boxer Cara Castronuova

If finding time to get to the gym for an extra training session is a drag, check out this new Puma fitness series hosted by Golden Gloves boxing champ Cara Castronuova. Cara is out to discover new ways to get you pumped and out of your fitness rut.  From shadow boxing to trapeze training to …

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Playlist: What Do the World’s Best Female Soccer Players Listen To?

If you’ve wondered what Alex Morgan has playing on her iPod or what music Megan Rapinoe dances to in the locker room, wonder no more. How about what Swedish National Team Captain, Caroline Seger, is blasting in her headphones? Or what five-time FIFA world player of the year, Marta, sings along to in the car …

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KiraGrace – The Ultimate Warrior Goddess

KiraGrace is pretty awesome. The company’s semi-new warrior yoga collection celebrates what it means to be Pretty Tough. KiraGrace explains, “The warrior woman is confident, fierce, strong and wise. She is a leader, and she inspires through her strength and compassion.” How is this achieved? Through the use of bright hues and powerful silhouettes. PLUS …

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Hope Solo’s Angry Twitter Rant vs. Brandi Chastain

If you don’t’ already follow U.S Goalkeeper Hope Solo’s twitter stream, you really should. Solo’s twitter rant was in response to former WNT defender Brandi Chastain’s remarks when the U.S. women’s soccer team played Colombia on Saturday. During the first half, Chastain disparaged defender Rachel Buehler’s ball control. She said that Buehler gives the ball …

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